NASA’s Landmark Twins Study Reveals Resilience of Human Body in Space

Results from NASA’s landmark Twins Study, which took place from 2015-2016, were published Thursday in Science. The integrated paper — encompassing work from 10 research teams — reveals some interesting, surprising and reassuring data about how one human body adapted to — and recovered from — the extreme environment of space.

from NASA Breaking News https://go.nasa.gov/2VD3Alp

NASA Invests in 18 Potentially Revolutionary Space Tech Concepts

Smart spacesuits and solar surfing may sound like the stuff of science fiction, but they are just two of the technology concepts NASA has selected for further research as part of the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program.

from NASA Breaking News https://go.nasa.gov/2G4xt7s

NASA Hosts Media Teleconference to Share Twins Study Results

NASA will host a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT Thursday, April 11, to share the results of a study – embargoed by the journal Science until that time – evaluating identical twin astronauts Scott and Mark Kelly.

from NASA Breaking News https://go.nasa.gov/2UNZdH7

NASA Selects Two New Space Tech Research Institutes for Smart Habitats

As exploration missions venture beyond low-Earth orbit and to the Moon — and eventually Mars — NASA must consider automated technologies to keep habitats operational even when they are not occupied by astronauts. To help achieve this, NASA has selected two new Space Technology Research Institutes (STRIs) to advance space habitat designs using resil

from NASA Breaking News https://go.nasa.gov/2UqL1Ek

NASA Administrator Delivers Keynote and Speaks to Media at Space Symposium

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will deliver a keynote address and speak to media Tuesday, April 9, during the 35th Space Symposium at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

from NASA Breaking News https://go.nasa.gov/2YWCMym

NASA Highlights Science on Next Northrop Grumman Mission to Space Station

NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday, April 10, to discuss select science investigations and technology demonstrations launching on the next Northrop Grumman commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station.

from NASA Breaking News https://go.nasa.gov/2IlM5Cr